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GuideWell Mutual Holding Corporation (GuideWell), the parent to a family of forward-thinking companies focused on transforming health care, is pleased to announce it has received a top honor from the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) as a recipient of the NACD NXTTM award, which recognizes exemplary board leadership practices that promote greater diversity and inclusion. “Receiving this top honor reaffirms our dedication to diversity, which not only reflects our desire to create and maintain an inclusive environment for team members, but is also seen throughout our...

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September 24, 2019 diversity, inclusion, NACD, board
West Florida Regional Winners

From teaching people to grow microgreens in their homes to empowering residents at a homeless shelter to grow their own healthy produce to creating a virtual food drive, three organizations' innovative ideas aimed at fighting hunger in West Florida were recognized as regional finalists in GuideWell's Block by Block Florida Food Insecurity Challenge. On Sept. 11, 15 regional finalists from across Tampa Bay pitched their innovative ideas to fight hunger in their respective communities. The Homeless Empowerment Program, The Well and Feeding Tampa Bay were selected as the thee regional...

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Caring for Caregivers

GuideWell Mutual Holding Corporation (GuideWell), the parent to a family of forward-thinking companies focused on transforming health care, today announced its 2019 Health Innovation Challenge, Caring for Caregivers, focused on addressing critical barriers family caregivers face while caring for adult family members. The Caring for Caregivers Challenge will award up to $400,000 in prize money to as many as four companies or non-profit organizations, or teams of organizations, with sustainable, innovative approaches to reduce or eliminate the complex issues faced by family caregivers every...

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In the fourth and final regional pitch event for the week, GuideWell selected three South Florida organizations to advance to the Block by Block Food Insecurity Challenge state finals where they’ll have the opportunity to compete for a $20,000 state grand prize. Bridge to Hope, Lotus House and Memory Trees were selected from 9 regional finalists across South Florida on Sept. 13 to each receive $2,000 in funding to implement their innovative ideas to address food insecurity. • Bridge to Hope (Miami-Dade County): Hope Hubs is a mobile food pantry that delivers services directly to...

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September 16, 2019 food insecurity
Jacksonville Regional Winners

On Tuesday, September 10, a panel of judges, selected three Northeast Florida organizations to receive seed money to implement their innovative ideas to address food insecurity in our community. Foodery Farms, Urban Folk Farm and ‘Ohana No Ka Oi were selected from 16 regional finalists across North Florida to receive $2,000 in funding. In addition, they will advance to GuideWell’s Block by Block Food Insecurity Challenge finals where they’ll have the opportunity to compete for a $20,000 state grand prize. Funds will be used to reduce or eliminate food insecurity in their...

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September 12, 2019
Central Florida Regional Winners

GuideWell today selected three Central Florida organizations to receive seed money to implement their innovative ideas to address food insecurity in our community. Team Zero, Fleet Farming and ElderPoint Ministries were selected from 10 regional finalists across Central Florida to receive $2,000 in funding. In addition, they will advance to GuideWell’s Block by Block Food Insecurity Challenge finals where they’ll have the opportunity to compete for a $20,000 state grand prize. Funds will be used to reduce or eliminate food insecurity in their respective local communities. The...

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September 9, 2019 food insecurity
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GuideWell is committed to improving health care interoperability that improves health outcomes and increases the focus of value-based care for our members. In fact, as a member of the Da Vinci Project – a private-sector initiative that is leveraging HL7 Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR®) to improve data via data-sharing test cases – earlier this year we hosted a three-day event where industry developers worked to...

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– Event part of HL7’s Da Vinci Project to standardize data-sharing capabilities among payors and providers – JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – May 29, 2019 – GuideWell Mutual Holding Corporation (GuideWell) is hosting the HL7 Da Vinci Project from May 29-31 at its corporate headquarters in Jacksonville, Fla. The collaborative event aims to improve health care interoperability – the way health care data is shared in a universal language among stakeholders, including doctors, hospitals, emergency rooms, members and insurers – to improve health outcomes and increase the focus of value-based care for...

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May 29, 2019

By Tamara StClaire, PhD.Editor’s Note: Dr. Tamara StClaire is vice president of enterprise innovation at GuideWell. She recently presented this topic as a keynote at the Becker’s Hospital Review Health IT and Revenue Cycle Management conference in Chicago.Some of the biggest and most famous tech companies are making big bets on health care. The blue chips of Silicon Valley have announced they’re interested in disrupting an industry that has bedeviled us with rising costs and inefficiencies for decades. I’d like to explore the why, what and how and leave us with a few...

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September 28, 2018

Health care reform ushered in by the Affordable Care Act was a defining moment for most health plans: some survived while others thrived. Under the aegis of Pat Geraghty and his leadership team, GuideWell thrived in the years since the law was enacted, transitioning the parent company from a single-state Blue plan to an enterprise with five distinct lines of business, a combined revenue of $16 billion, 29-state footprint, and over 16 million served. No longer defined as a payer, GuideWell has become a health solutions company that can compete in the insurance, care delivery, population health...

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June 25, 2018

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